Posts Tagged ‘idm’

CIRQULAR

October 8, 2008

those guys are just amazing. The songs on their MYSPACE are simply art.

Band memebers: Go muroiwa and Takayuki horiuchi.
Cirqular is a duet formed at the begining of 2007 with the aim of gathering all their visual and sound creations.
Very smooth looking, with a particular and ironic message, these japanese couple show their varied and complex vision to give form to anything that comes to their hands.

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The Flashbulb

October 2, 2008

Passage D

Benn Lee Jordan have many pseudonyms. Since 1999 his most widely distributed and eclectic music has been released under the name of The Flashbulb. Other names Benn operates under are Acidwolf, CHR15TPUNCH3R, DJ ASCII, Dr. Lefty, Dysrhythmia, Flexe, Human Action Network, Lucid32, rnd16, Sixty Six Ex, and Q-Bit.

As The Flashbulb, Jordan typically releases drill ‘n’ bass or breakcore styled music.

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Arovane- Cry osaka cry

September 25, 2008

 

 

Arovane is the recording name of German electronic music artist Uwe Zahn. Zahn was born in Germany in 1965. He first began experimenting with rudimentary audio equipment and keyboards when he was 15. Arovane’s sound is unique and can be characterized as ethereal, intellectually melodic, organic, warm and ambient yet technically involved with structured, often heavy, Breakbeat and Hip hop influenced beats. It is richly layered with synths and textured distortions and focuses more on generating a melancholy nostalgic feeling then 4-on-the-floor dance steps. The tempo’s are in the midrange and has been labeled as IDM by many. Arovane can possibly be compared to a blend bewtween the robotic glitch sound of early Autechre and the expansive open synth-laden fields of Boards of Canada. Zahn and his music are often referred to as being melodically advanced.

 

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Vector Lovers- Last day of winter

September 25, 2008

 

 

Vector Lovers is the moniker used by British electronic music producer Martin Wheeler. Wheeler, as described by Soma Records (his current label) is a “computer nerd” and “80s-obsessed knob-twiddler” and creates music which falls into the intelligent dance music (IDM) and electro genres. His music has been compared to and is influenced by such acts as Kraftwerk and Depeche Mode.

 

myspace

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The Black Dog – Seer and Sages

September 17, 2008

Early techno exponential track

The Black Dog on Myspace 

Silent Strike

September 12, 2008

Silent Strike is Ioan Titu, a young talented Romanian artist. Here in Romania, you can easily count someone’s talent by the number of important openings for big artists. Silent Strike opened for most of them, so he is kind of making this a trademark. There are lots of other Romanian artists, but what I noticed in Silent Strike’s show is that he is very professional: he’s not just filling dead space – he’s making a real show, which is a step forward for the Romanian scene.

Big up!

Words kill people

BiroPat

http://www.silentstrike.ro/
Download some of his work here

White Space

August 8, 2008

White Space was created as a variation on the theme of Creation. The work uses the Creation story of Adam as a guide (“formed man from the dust of the ground”). A human head appears as animated ‘dust’ as it emerges from and descends into a chalky white pool. While the non-narrative short film can viewed as the original “man” being created by God, there are also references to science-fiction and the head takes on a ghostly ethereal quality…like an alien being from another planet. Influences of David Lynch as well as the repetitious music of minimalist composers Philip Glass and Steve Reich can also be seen. In addition to directing the video, Jym Davis also appears in the work.

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Philip Glass

August 8, 2008

Philip Glass (born 1937) is a four-time Academy Award-nominated American classical music composer. He is considered one of the most influential composers of the late-20th century and is widely acknowledged as a composer who has brought art music to the public.

Aphex Twin – Icct Hedral (Philip Glass Orchestration)

Icct Hedral is the Aphex Twin / Philip Glass adaptation of the track lcct Hedral, which originally appears on Aphex Twin’s “I Care Because You Do” album.

Almost everybody know that Richard David James (born 1971), better known as Aphex Twin, is an electronic music artist who has been described as “the most inventive and influential figure in contemporary electronic music”.

Koyaanisqatsi

Koyaanisqatsi, also known as Koyaanisqatsi: Life out of Balance, is a 1982 film directed by Godfrey Reggio with music composed by Philip Glass and cinematography by Ron Fricke. The film consists primarily of slow motion and time-lapse photography of cities and many natural landscapes across the United States. The visual tone poem contains neither dialogue nor a vocalized narration: its tone is set by the juxtaposition of images and music. In the Hopi language, the word Koyaanisqatsi means ‘crazy life, life in turmoil, life out of balance, life disintegrating, a state of life that calls for another way of living’, and the film implies that modern humanity is living in such a way. The film won the “Francis Ford Coppola Presents” endorsement at the 1982 New York Film Festival, and Coppola is now credited as an executive producer. In an interview, Godfrey Reggio says “…Coppola would like to do everything possible to make this available to the public, so he put his name on it”

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Dabrye

August 1, 2008

Dabrye is an alias of Ann Arbor, Michigan-based musician Tadd Mullinix (also known as James T. Cotton, SK-1). He is best known for creating head-nodding beats with saw-tooth bass lines and a keen eye to forward-thinking production. With support from both the hip-hop underground and the electronic music press, he has earned a place in URB’s Next 100 and XLR8R’s Top 100 albums, among other accolades.

Piano – listen here.

Smoking the Edge

Remix of Fake emotion (of Modeselektor)

Bloop

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The Future Sound of London – First Death In The Family

July 31, 2008

This is a great tune from the classic duo FSOL of Garry Cobain and Brian Dougans.

FSOL is a prolific british electronic music band often credited with pushing the boundaries of electronic music experimentation and of pioneering a new era of dance music. (more…)